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Rajinikanth Film ‘Lingaa’ Distributors Up in Arms, Seek Money Back, Ponder Fasting, Approach Court

Demanding compensation for the loss incurred in Rajinikanth-starrer “Lingaa”, distributor R. Singaravadivelan, who distributed the film in Thanjavur and Trichy districts, has sought the permission of the Madras High Court to go on fast in Chennai. Singaravadivelan of Marina Pictures submitted his petition to the court on Tuesday. “Since most distributors suffered heavy losses due to the failure of the film, ...

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Yearend Review: Small was big for Tamil cinema in 2014

Small was big down south. Low budget films, which were high on creative content, emerged as the real winners in 2014. Offerings like “Yaamirukka Bayamey” and “Karthikeya” not only set the cash registers ringing but also spelt profit for the investors in the southern filmdom, which otherwise registered a mere five percent hits out of about 500 releases. Biggies like ...

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‘Lingaa’ first day box office collections reach Rs.24 crore: Early reports

Rajinikanth’s birthday sensational movie “Lingaa” has gone overboard as expected with fans claiming to have seen the film 3 times on the very first day. According to Tamilnews.com, the Tamil version has earned Rs.19 crore on its first day, while the Telugu version has supplemented the revenue considerably with Rs.5 crore in both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The overseas numbers ...

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‘Lingaa’ Movie Review: Rajinikanth, Hero with Thousand Faces

By Haricharan Pudipeddi    Film: “Lingaa”; Cast: Rajinikanth, Sonakshi Sinha, Anushka Shetty, K. Vishwanath, Jagapathi Babu, Vijayakumar, Radha Ravi, Santhanam, Karunakaran and Dev Gill; Director: K.S. Ravi Kumar; Rating: *** In one of the scenes in “Lingaa”, Rajinikanth is seen reading Joseph Campbell’s “The Hero with A Thousand Faces’ and the camera zooms in on the book’s title from different ...

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Madras HC asks producers to deposit Rs.10 crore before ‘Lingaa’ release

The Madras High Court bench in Madurai on Thursday allowed the release of superstar Rajinikanth-starrer “Lingaa” Friday on the condition that its producer Rockline Venkatesh deposit Rs.10 crore in the court. According to the order, Rs.5 crore needs to be submitted in cash and the rest in bank guarantee by Friday noon to the court registrar. Justice V. Dhanapalan and ...

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Rajinikanth’s ‘Lingaa’ Ready for Release on Dec. 12 as Court Dismisses Copyrights Hurdle

After Madurai Bench dismissal of a writ petition on stopping Rajinikanth’s forthcoming film ‘Lingaa’, decks are cleared for the release of the Tamil film all over Tamil Nadu and its telugu version in Andhra and Telangana markets on December 12, the birthday of the ‘Talaivar’. The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday summarily dismissed the plea of ...

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Madras HC Rejects Writ on ‘Lingaa’; Decks Cleared for Release on Rajinikanth’s Birthday

The Madras High Court on Wednesday dismissed the writ petition filed by Ravi Rathinam, who had challenged the producers of Rajinikanth-starrer ‘Lingaa’ as copyrights violation of his upcoming film’s story idea published on Youtube. Madurai bench Justice M. Venugopal said the petitioner can initiate civil or criminal proceedings since it was a private dispute. The film directed by K.S. Ravi ...

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Rajinikanth’s ‘Lingaa’ Story Not Stolen, Pleads Director Before Court

Ravi Kumar, director of Rajinikanth’s upcoming film ‘Lingaa’ has denied the charge made by another director that the storyline was stolen from him. Story writer S Ponkumaran also has said it was a “flimsy thread” that the story of “Lingaa” was from the petitioner’s story “Mullai Vanam 999” as based on Mullaiperiyar dam issue. Just based on official trailers, how ...

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Rajinikanth Film ‘Lingaa’ Fate Lingers in Court Over Copyrights

Like every popular hero’s Tamil film, Rajinikanth’s upcoming film “Lingaa” too reached the ramparts of the Madras High Court over allegations of stolen storyline. Recently, Kamal Haasan’s “Dasvatharam” too ended in court over similar allegations and it is not new that all popular herpes’ films are challenged in courts. This time, the petitioner, K R Ravi Rathinam, blamed the producer ...

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Lingaa Update: Sonakshi Sinha Thanks Rajinikanth, Says ‘Enjoyed’ Working for It

​Tamil star Rajinikanth’s upcoming film "Lingaa" heroine Sonakshi Sinha, who made her Tamil debut said she was thankful to the superstar and thoroughly enjoyed working in the film, which has taught her good experience. "Lingaa is done!! Thanks to @superstarrajini sir and the entire team for this opportunity. Enjoyed working on this film and learnt a lot," Sonakshi tweeted on ...

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Rajinikanth’s ‘Lingaa’ Motion Poster Released on Ganesh Chaturthi, Audio on Diwali

After the disastrous performance of the motion film “Kochadaiyaan”, Rajinikanth’s next film Lingaa’s first motion-poster was released on Friday coinciding with the auscpicious Ganesh Chathurthi festival being celebrated all over the country. (See the motion poster on YouTube below) The aged actor has been portrayed young with a typical muffler around the neck in the poster seen walking fast like ...

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